Recipe: Seared Scallops with Chimichurri - from Good Day Maine - Friday, July 17th
 
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A great recipe to take advantage of the fabulous scallops we have in Maine. Serve with watermelon for a wonderful summer dish.
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Seafood
Serves: 6
Ingredients
Chimichurri
  • ½ bunch - Basil
  • ¼ bunch - Cilantro
  • 6 each - Sage leaves
  • ¼ bunch - Thyme leaves
  • ½ each - Jalapeño Pepper
  • 1 each - Cubanello Peppers
  • 1½ each - Limes, reserve zest and cut away rind
  • 2 teaspoons - Kosher Salt
  • 1 tablespoon - Roasted Garlic
  • ½ teaspoon - Black Pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 each - Vitamin C
  • ¾ cup - Olive Oil
Instructions
Method
  1. For Chimichurri place herbs, peppers, roasted garlic, lime zest and lime segments in high speed blender, blend for 1-2 minutes
  2. On low speed slowly drizzle in olive oil until all combined
  3. Season with salt, pepper, (*grate in some Vitamin –C to retain bright green color)
Scallops
  1. Sear scallops to your preferred temperature and drizzle with the sauce
Recipe by The Kennebunk Inn at https://www.thekennebunkinn.com/recipe-seared-scallops-chimichurri-good-day-maine-friday-7-17-15/